Reading in English at advanced levels involves more than just words and grammar – it requires an interpretation of tone, context, aims and more. But sometimes the English you can learn from your coursebook just isn’t enough for real life. Using real life examples and language English for Life: Reading (B2+) will help you to appreciate the finer details of a reading piece and so to get much more out of reading in English.
> Study the language people really use when they are writing – and why
> Compare and contrast writing styles in lots of different environments
> Useful ‘language notes’ to increase your understanding of tone, slang and social context
Includes practice of reading in the following contexts:
• Products and services
• Out and about
• Reading for pleasure
About the series:
Collins’ innovative English for Life series adds the extra bit of authenticity to your studies that traditional coursebooks often lack. The series includes helpful up-to-date and relevant topics needed to get by in English and uses authentic material from the Collins Corpus, the world’s largest database of the English language.
The series can be used for independent study (self-study) and extra assignments, it’s a great supplement to existing coursebooks, and the books can also be used as stand-alone coursebooks for short courses. All books have accompanying teacher resources available online.
There are three levels available:A2 (Pre-intermediate), B1+ (Intermediate), B2+ (Upper intermediate)